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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 623

    A WHITE JADE SLENDER TWO-HANDLED VASE

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

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    A WHITE JADE SLENDER TWO-HANDLED VASE
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The elongated ovoid body supported on a spreading foot and finely carved in low relief with a wide band of archaistic taotie masks below a lappet collar at the shoulder and cicada motifs on the waisted neck which is flanked by two tubular handles below the slightly bulbous mouth, the pale, slightly mottled stone with some pale russet inclusions

    5½ in. (14 cm.) high, box


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    Provenance

    John Sparks Ltd., London.
    Christie's, London, 9 June 1997, lot 231.


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